SSC GD Exam Details 2021-22- About, Exam Pattern Syllabus, Selection

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About SSC GD Exam

SSC GD Exam details: Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC GD Exam for selecting candidates for the General Duty post of Constables (GD) in BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, and Rifleman in AR. All candidates need to pass a Computer-Based Test after which they will be eligible for Physical Test. The educational qualification for this test is 10th pass, as a result, there are a huge number of people applying for this exam.

In the article below we have discussed various aspects of the SSC GD Exam 2022 in great detail. 

Forces for Recruitment of Constables (General Duty)

  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  3. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  4. Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  7. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

Forces for Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty)- Assam Rifles

SSC GD Constable 2022 Basic Info

Here is a brief provided about the SSC GD Constable 2022 in the below table.

Exam Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Post NameConstable
Pay ScalePay Level-3 (Rs 21700-69100)
Job CategoryDefense
Online Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Exam TypeNational Level Exam
Exam DateTo be Notified 
Job LocationAcross India
Age Limit18-23 years
Educational Qualification10th Pass

SSC GD 2022 Exam Important Dates 

Let’s have a look at the important dates for SSC GD 2022 exam from the below table.

Release of Application FormDecember 2021
Last Date to ApplyJanuary 2022
Release of Admit Card for PST/PETFebruary 2022
Date of PST/PETMarch 2022
Result of  PST/PETApril 2022
Release of Admit Card for Written ExamMay 2022
Date of Written ExamJuly 2022
Result of Written ExamAugust 2022
Release of Admit Card for Medical TestSeptember 2022
Date of Medical TestOctober 2022
Result of Medical TestNovember 2022

SSC GD Constable 2021 Vacancy (not announced for 2022)

The total number of vacancies for the SSC GD Constable 2021 exam has been released along with its notification. SSC has announced 25271 vacancies for the post of constables, in which 22424 posts are available for male candidates and for 2847 female candidates. Let’s have a look at the SSC GD Vacancies:

Vacancies for Male Candidates22424
Vacancies for Female Candidates2847

SSC GD Constable Vacancy for Male Candidates

A total of 22424 vacancies has been notified for General Duty Male Constable to be recruited through SSC GD 2021. Below is the detailed category-wise vacancy distribution for SSC GD Male Constable.

ForceSSC GD Constable Male VacanciesTotal

SSC GD Constable Vacancy for Female Candidates

Out of a total of 25271 vacancies, 2847 have been announced for General Duty Female Constable to be recruited through SSC GD 2021. Below is the detailed category-wise vacancy distribution for SSC GD Female Constable.

ForceSSC GD Constable Female VacanciesTotal

SSC GD Constable 2022 Eligibility Criteria

All candidates who are willing to apply for the SSC GD Constable Recruitment 2022 should check the available SSC GD Eligibility Criteria given below. The candidates who will satisfy the SSC GD post conditions will be able to apply the application form online. All candidates should have a look at the eligibility criteria that are mentioned below for the various posts in the SSC GD recruitment advertisement.

SSC GD Educational Qualification 

Candidates applying for GD Constable (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA, and riflemen) must have passed 10th class or equivalent from a recognized board.

SSC GD Age Limit 

The candidate is required to be between 18 to 23 years in order to be eligible for SSC GD 2022 Exam. The crucial date of age limit will be calculated with reference to 01-08-2022. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 02-08-1999 and later than 01-08-2003. Age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories as per the government rules.

SSC GD 2022 Upper Age Relaxation

S. No.CategoryAge Limit
1OBC26 years
2ST/SC28 years
3Ex-Servicemen (GEN)26 years
4Ex-Servicemen (OBC)29 years
5Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)31 years
9Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (GEN)28 years
10Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (OBC)31 years
11Children and dependent of victims KILLED in the 1984 riots OR communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat (SC/ST)33 years

SSC GD Exam Pattern 2022

The entire recruitment process of SSC GD 2022 will be completed in four stages: Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and the last the Medical Test. The candidates who will qualify for the exam will have to appear for document verification.

The stages that will be conducted for SSC GD Constable 2022 Exam are discussed below:

  1. Computer Based Exam
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Physical Standard Test (PST)
  4. Medical Test

In this section, the pattern for each stage has been discussed. The candidates who are going to appear in SSC GD Recruitment 2022 must be familiar with the exam pattern. Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Pattern for SSC GD 2022 Exam

  1. For Computer Based Examination

The computer-based examination will be of 100 marks consisting of 100 questions. There will be 4 sections in the online exam to be attempted in 90 minutes. 0.25 marks will be deducted when a question is attempted wrong. There will be no penalty if the question is left unanswered. The exam pattern for CBE has been detailed below.

PartSubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksExam Duration
AGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning252590 minutes 
BGeneral Knowledge & General Awareness2525
CElementary Mathematics2525
DEnglish/ Hindi2525
  1. For Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The candidate must be efficient to finish the race within the time limit as mentioned in the below table. The limit has been set diffently for candidates of Ladakh region.

TypeFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Candidates other than Ladakh Region5 Km in 24 minutes1.6 Km in 8(1/2) minutes
For Ladakh Region1.6 Km in 6(1/2) minutes800 metres in 4 minutes
  1. For Physical Standard Test (PST)

The candidates will be examined for the physical standards including Height and Chest (only males). Only the candidates who meet the requirement will be called for medical examination. The physical standards required has been discussed below.

Physical Standards for SSC GD 2022
StandardFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Height (General, SC & OBC)170157
Height (ST)162.5150
Chest Expansion (General, SC & OBC)80/ 5N/A
Chest Expansion ( ST)76 / 5N/A

However, there is some relaxation provided for candidates belonging to hilly areas, scheduled tribes, north-eastern states, Left Wing Extremism affected districts, Gorkha Territorial Administration. Chest measurement for female candidates has not been included in the Physical Standard Test, however, the chest should be well developed.

Weight should be proportionate as per the height and medical standard for male and female

Visual Standard
Visual Acuity UnaidedUncorrected Visual AcuityRefractionColor Vision
Near VisionDistant Vision
Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
N6 N9 6 / 6 6 / 9 Visual correction of any kind is not permitted even by glassesCP-2

Note: Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Detailed Medical Examination (DME)/ Review Medical Examination (RME) will be scheduled and concluded by CAPFs.

SSC GD Constable Syllabus 2022

To prepare effectively for SSC GD Constable 2022 Exam, a candidate must know the entire SSC GD Syllabus 2022 Exam as planning a strategy with an updated syllabus is more fruitful rather than just cramming things in an undefined manner. For your ease, we have provided the detailed SSC GD Syllabus 2022:

English/HindiGeneral AwarenessElementary MathematicsGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
Comprehension Writing,
Sentence Formation,
Para Jumbles,
Scientific Inventions Sports,
Awards and Honours,
Important Dates,
Indian/World History,
General Polity,
Current Affairs 
Number System,
Ratio and Proportions,
Profit and Loss,
Time and Distance,
Time and Work,
Fundamental Arithmetic Operations 
Spatial Visualization,
Spatial Orientation,
Visual Memory,
Arithmetical Reasoning,
Verbal Reasoning,
Non-Verbal Reasoning,
Similarities and Differences,
Recent Studies and Theories 

SSC GD Constable 2022 Online Application

The Stepwise online application process for SSC GD 2022 exam is given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission board

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the apply tab.

Step 3: It will redirect you to a new window.

Step 4: Now there, click on the GD Constable tab.

Step 5: It will ask you various details in the application form such as Name, Email, Address, Mobile Number, category, Educational Qualifications, etc.

Step 6: Fill in the correct identification mark in the SSC GD Application form. The mark may check at the time of the physical test.

Step 7: Pay the application fee to confirm your registration. Have a look at the recruitment notification to see your application fee for the category.

Step 8: Submit the application form.

Step 9: Take a hard copy of the application form after submitting it for future use.

SSC GD Constable Online Application Fee

SSC GD Constable 2022 application fee for the male candidates is Rs 100 which is to be paid during the application process. However, women/SC/ST/PwD/ESM candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.

General MaleRs. 100
Female/SC/ST/Ex-servicemanNo Fee

SSC GD Constable 2022 Exam Centre

The candidates applying for SSC GD Constable 2022 exam have to select their choice of examination centers while filling their application form. Have a look at the below table depicting the list of region-wise exam centres notified by the Staff Selection Commission.

SSC Region (State Names)SSC GD Exam Centres & Codes
Central Region (CR)/Bihar and Uttar Pradesh  Bhagalpur (3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206), Purnea (3209), Agra (3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi (3013)
Eastern Region (ER)/Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal  Port Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205), Balasore (4601), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack (4605), Dhenkenal (4611), Rourkela (4610), Sambalpur (4609), Gangtok (4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415)
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala  Kavaratti (9401), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Mangaluru (9008), Ernakulam (9213), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211)
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh  Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205), Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016)
North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and TripuraItanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601)
Northern Region (NR)/Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand  Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab Chandigarh/Mohali (1601), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Leh (1005), Amritsar (1404), Jalandhar (1402), Ludhiana (1405), Patiala (1403)
Southern Region (SR)/Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.  Chirala (8011), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijaywada (8008), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)
Western Region (WR)/Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra  Panaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Anand (7011), Gandhinagar (7012), Mehsana (7013), Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Jalgaon (7214), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207), Pune (7208)

SSC GD Constable 2022 Admit Card

The Admit Card for SSC GD 2022 will be released at the official website of SSC i.e., post the application process for the same has been completed. Candidates are requested to visit the in order to download the SSC GD 2022 Admit Card. The link to the Admit Card will be provided on this page.

SSC GD Result 2022

SSC GD 2022 Result will be declared separately for Physical Test/Medical test, Written Test and the Computer Proficiency Test. Candidates can check their results after the exam has been conducted. The dates for the declaration of the result will be notified soon by the Staff Selection Commission of India.

SSC GD Constable Cut-Off

SSC GD Constable 2022 Cut-Off will be released after the result for the same has been declared. To get a fair idea of SSC GD 2022 Cut-Off, let’s have a look at 2020 cut-off for SSC GD Exam:

State Wise Cut Off (Male Candidate)

1Andaman & Nicobar3633**35
2Andhra Pradesh4945334235
3Arunachal Pradesh3533333335
8Dadar& Nagar Haveli35**3535
9Daman & Diu3737**35
14Himachal Pradesh6660606235
15Jammu & Kashmir4333403535
20Madhya Pradesh6764575435
31Tamil Nadu3533333335
34Uttar Pradesh7774666835
36West Bengal5345454635

State Wise Cut Off (Female Candidate)

1Andaman & Nicobar48***35
2Andhra Pradesh3533333335
3Arunachal Pradesh3533333335
8Dadar& Nagar Haveli*****
9Daman & Diu*****
14Himachal Pradesh6257545435
15Jammu & Kashmir3533333335
20Madhya Pradesh5854485035
31Tamil Nadu3533333335
34Uttar Pradesh6562555335
36West Bengal4336374035


This article discusses SSC GD 2022 Exam in detail. Every candidate is suggested to go through the aforementioned information very carefully. It is hoped that the contents of this article result to be helpful to all the candidates. Go through the complete article to know about The SSC GD Exam in detail about Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

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